Trick-or-treaters will march through the fallen leaves today, and summer feels like it was ages ago. As we deepen into the heart of fall, we thought it was a good time to revisit those sunny days. Continuing our annual tradition, here are The Press’ staff favorites for this year’s Songs of the Summer.
I used to make fun of JoJo fans in the library after school. They were street preachers, trying to convert those willing to listen to a bizarre faith.
Al Menne’s songwriting process involves a lot of time journaling, but he admits that even what seems to be true might not be completely accurate. “I think that even just the way that people remember their own memories is kind of an embellishment in a way,” Menne said.
Queer shows have struggled to survive on television this year, and shows with lesbian or sapphic main characters are canceled at a disproportionate rate.
Ocean Blvd serves as a crash course on the singer, containing modules on her iconography, family history and psyche.
Read our first print issue of the year, including stories about the GSEU’s continued fight for a wage above the poverty line, violence against journalists in Mexico, the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, George Santos and more.